United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA) Welcomes Dr. Chris Myers as Director of Sports Science and Education
February 1, 2022
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA), the leader in endurance sports education announced that Dr. Chris Myers has joined UESCA as the Director of Sports Science and Education.
“UESCA is at the forefront of developing coaches in multiple endurance sport disciplines with science-driven and practical training approaches.” said Dr. Myers. “Being a research physiologist and coach, I’m excited to be part of a team that does this and I’m looking forward to collaborating with UESCA!”
Dr. Myers will oversee research, science-based content development and coach education for UESCA.
“Dr. Myers is a rare breed who due to his vast education and experience, understands the science of endurance sports on a granular level but can apply it in a way that is intuitive to both athletes and other coaches,” said Rick Prince, founder of UESCA. “As a science and evidence-based company, our growth is closely tied to our ability stay at the forefront of sports science as it pertains to endurance sports. The vision of Dr. Myers aligns with UESCA’s objectives of being best-in-class in respect to the production and delivery of educational content and I couldn’t be more thrilled to have him on our team!”
Dr. Myers holds a BS in Chemistry from the US Military Academy at West Point, a MS in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the University of Louisiana – Monroe and a PhD in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Florida State University. Dr. Myers also holds many coaching distinctions including, USA Triathlon Level 2 Endurance Coach, USA Cycling Level 1 Coach, American Swim Coach Association Level 3 Coach certification, National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and International Society of Sports Nutrition Certified Sports Nutritionist.
Dr. Myers published his research in several notable peer-reviewed journals and most recently, co-authored the book, Triathlon Training with Power with Hunter Allen.
UESCA is focused on producing and delivering the most comprehensive and science-based endurance sports coaching certifications on the market. UESCA currently offers running, ultrarunning, triathlon and cycling coach certifications… with nutrition and strength and conditioning certifications, as well as other content-based projects in development. UESCA partners with the most credible and respected advisors and contributors to ensure that their content is second to none.